He added that during his tenure as CM, funds to the tune of Rs 565 crore have been released for Bharamasagara lift irrigation project
Haryana BKU (Chaduni) chief Gurnam Singh Chaduni said the decision to end the stir was taken after the government agreed to consider procuring 30 quintals of paddy per acre.
Heavy rains lashing Karnataka for the last few months have filled up lakes and reservoirs recharging groundwater, Revenue Minister R Ashoka told the Assembly on Monday.
Ron Tahsildar Vani Unki said, “We visited the flood-affected villages and I have instructed officials to do the needful. We have also warned people not to go near Bennehalla and Holealur river.”
Hitherto, this process was taking years together but now once loss was uploaded in the software, the crop input subsidy was disbursed to farmers sooner.
India's rice production could fall by 10-12 million tonnes during the Kharif season this year due to a fall in paddy sowing area, Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey had said earlier this month.
The decline in the headline WPI inflation in the month was largely due to a fall in fuel and power inflation.
CM Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday told the Assembly that compensation for crop loss will be distributed in two days in areas where survey is complete.
Two bridges were washed away, cutting off connectivity to Tagarkheda, Wanjarkheda, Savari-Jamga and Manejawalga villages in Nilanga tehsil, saidan official.
A section of onion farmers in Sanamavu near Shoolagiri is forced to dump harvested crop in farmlands and ponds allegedly because there are no takers and onions are poorly priced.
Paddy and vegetable crops on 25,117-hectare of land in Kanas, Delang, Gop, Nimapara, Satyabadi, Brahmagiri, Astaranga and Pipili blocks were destroyed.
Chairman of the farmers’ wing of the Congress Amiya Patnaik claimed that kharif crop in over 15 lakh hectare acre has been damaged.
The government has fixed the minimum support price (MSP) of 'common' grade paddy at Rs 2040 per quintal and 'grade A' at 2060 per quintal for the 2022-23 marketing year.
However, with excess rainfall in July and August, the area covered under kharif crops this year has been 33,000 hectare more than last year.
The wheat crop decline is likely to have been caused by a heatwave that resulted in shrivelled grains in the northern states of Punjab and Haryana.
Paddy was sown in 390.99 lakh hectare in the year-ago period, the data showed. It is the main kharif crop, sowing of which begins with the onset of the southwest monsoon from June.
The worst hit by floods is the vegetable farmers whose crops have been completely damaged after being waterlogged for more than four days.
Gehlot said the families of those who died due to floods will be compensated by State Disaster Response Fund.
The entire crop was submerged as the nearby Telingi river gushed into his fields following the recent rains. Seeing the total destruction, he had gone into depression, family sources said.